Seekkuge Prasanna      

Full name Seekkuge Prasanna

Born June 27, 1985, Balapitiya

Current age 32 years 333 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Barisal Bulls, Dhaka Dynamites, Hambantota Troopers, Kandurata, Northamptonshire, Southern Express, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Board XI, Uva Next

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Height 5 ft 9 in

Education Rewatha College, Balapitiya

Seekkuge Prasanna
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 1 1 0 5 5 5.00 12 41.66 0 0 0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 38 35 3 405 95 12.65 427 94.84 0 2 29 25 6 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 20 20 6 214 37* 15.28 161 132.91 0 0 13 13 4 0
First-class 102 163 7 3437 81 22.03 3500 98.20 0 20 304 202 74 0
List A 146 124 13 1734 95 15.62 1642 105.60 0 7 142 105 44 0
T20s Insights on t20 112 94 23 1212 53 17.07 751 161.38 0 2 78 91 37 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 1 1 138 80 0 - - - 3.47 - 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 38 37 1855 1673 32 3/32 3/32 52.28 5.41 57.9 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 20 18 300 359 10 2/45 2/45 35.90 7.18 30.0 0 0 0
First-class 102 183 19463 10953 502 8/59 14/181 21.81 3.37 38.7 23 38 8
List A 146 136 6521 4868 193 6/23 6/23 25.22 4.47 33.7 8 4 0
T20s Insights on t20 112 103 1988 2284 90 4/19 4/19 25.37 6.89 22.0 2 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Sep 8-12, 2011 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 20, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Oct 23, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Dec 13, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Oct 29, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Lankan Cricket Club v Sri Lanka Army at Welisara, Nov 17-19, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Moors Sports Club v Sri Lanka Army Sports Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 7-9, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Sri Lanka Army v Lankan Cricket Club at Colombo (RPS), Nov 8, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Galle v Colombo at Colombo (RPS), May 17, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Kandurata v Schools Invitation XI at Colombo (Police), Mar 28, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Nondescripts Cricket Club v Sri Lanka Army Sports Club at Colombo (PSS), Mar 7, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Galle v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 17 May 2018 LA
0/52 Galle v Dambulla Colombo (PSS) 14 May 2018 LA
34* Galle v Kandy Colombo (PSS) 11 May 2018 LA
19, 2/21 Galle v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 8 May 2018 LA
0/12, 17 Galle v Dambulla Colombo (CCC) 5 May 2018 LA
5, 0/28 Galle v Kandy Colombo (PSS) 2 May 2018 LA
0, 2/47 SL Army v Galle CC Panagoda 18 Mar 2018 LA
1/45, 27 SL Army v Chilaw Katunayake 16 Mar 2018 LA
1/26, 3 SL Army v Lankan CC Panagoda 12 Mar 2018 LA
16, 2/51 SL Army v Colts Panagoda 10 Mar 2018 LA
Profile

An accurate legspinner, and an improving late-order hitter, Seekkuge Prasanna has become one of several Sri Lanka spin options in limited-overs internationals. Quick through the air, and possessed of a good googly, Prasanna has largely been picked when the pitch is expected to take turn. He is prolific in domestic cricket, where he and Ajantha Mendis regularly run through teams on the spin-friendly Sri Lanka Army pitch at Panagoda. Prasanna has also recently begun to feature in foreign competitions, playing in the Bangladesh Premier League and for county side Northamptonshire, predominantly in the T20 Blast. Having worked his way into the Sri Lanka Army team in 2006 as a 21-year-old, Prasanna made an immediate impact, taking 3 for 23 in 10 overs on his domestic one-day debut against Lankan Cricket Club. He built an outstanding List A record over the next five years, picking up 73 wickets at 18.38 in 45 matches, and was selected in the Sri Lanka A team that toured England in 2011. When he took a six-wicket haul while opening the bowling against England Lions, the Sri Lankan selectors immediately took note - having him fly back home for the two final ODIs against Australian. He took 3 for 32 in his international debut.
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Oct 20, 2017

Seekkuge Prasanna was cleaned up by Shadab Khan's googly, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Sharjah

Seekkuge Prasanna was cleaned up by Shadab Khan's googly

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Jun 12, 2017

Seekkuge Prasanna's reprieve of Sarfraz didn't help for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Group B, Cardiff, June 12, 2017

Seekkuge Prasanna's reprieve of Sarfraz didn't help for Sri Lanka

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May 30, 2017

Seekkuge Prasanna in action for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, Champions Trophy warm-up, Edgbaston, May 30, 2017

Seekkuge Prasanna in action for Sri Lanka

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